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August 26, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Increases Super Duty Fuel Tank Capacity

Photo of 2017 F-250 4x4 Crew Cab Platinum courtesy of Ford.

Ford's gasoline and diesel 2017 Super Duty trucks will come equipped with a 48-gallon fuel tank that provides a 22% increase over the outgoing diesel models and 37% increase over the gasoline models.

Tags: Ford, Fuel Tanks, Large Pickups, 2017-MY, Ford Super Duty

August 24, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Escape SUVs Recalled for Power Windows

Photo of Ford Escape courtesy of Ford.

The safety compliance recall covers nearly 18,000 2017 model-year vehicles in the U.S.

Tags: Ford Escape, Recalls, Ford, Compact SUVs, 2017-MY

August 24, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Recalls Transits for Fuel Injection Pumps

Photo of Ford Transit courtesy of Ford.

The recall covers more than 2,000 2015-2016 model-year vans equipped with 3.2-liter diesel engines.

Tags: Diesel Engines, Recalls, Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, 2015-MY, 2016-MY

August 24, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Recalls Multiple Models for Stalling

Photo of Ford Taurus courtesy of Ford.

The recall covers 77,502 Taurus, Flex, Police Interceptor, Lincoln MKS, and Lincoln MKT vehicles in the 2013-2015 model years.

Tags: Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS, Lincoln MKT, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford Police Interceptor, Ford, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Ford Flex, Prestige Luxury Cars, Full-Size Sedans, Police Vehicles

August 17, 2016 - Industry News

High-Tech LiDAR Enabling Ford’s Driverless Car

This year Ford will triple its autonomous vehicle test fleet. Photo courtesy of Ford.

Because LiDAR technology is a critical element enabling development of fully autonomous vehicles, Ford has opted to invest in tech firm Velodyne in Silicon Valley.

Tags: Ford, Autonomous Vehicles, Velodyne, Silicon Valley

August 16, 2016 - Industry News

Video: Ford's Driverless Car to Arrive in 2021

Ford plans to produce a fully autonomous vehicle for commercial operation by 2021, as part of a ride-hailing or ride-sharing service.

Tags: Ford, Autonomous Vehicles

August 12, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Receives $6M Fuel Cell Grant

Ford Motor Co. has received a $6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop fuel cell and hydrogen technologies, Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) has announced.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Ford, U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Grants

August 11, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Upgrades 2017 Fusion's Radio

Photo courtesy of Ford.

In a world of streaming digital music, Ford is bucking the trend by upgrading the radio technology in its 2017 Fusion mid-size sedan to give drivers a clearer FM listening experience.

Tags: Ford Fusion, Ford, Infotainment Systems, HD Radio

August 10, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Offers Appearance Package for 2017 Trucks

Photo of 2017 F-350 STX courtesy of Ford.

Ford will offer the STX appearance package with its 2017 F-150 and Super Duty trucks that will slot between the XL work and XLT mid-level models, Ford has announced.

Tags: Ford F-150, Ford, Large Pickups, 2017-MY, Ford Super Duty

August 10, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Ships 2017 Super Duty Trucks

Photo of 2017 Super Duty truck courtesy of Ford.

Ford has begun shipping all configurations of its redesigned 2017 Super Duty trucks that will arrive with higher-strength frames and lighter-weight bodies, a company spokesman has confirmed.

Tags: Ford, Order to Delivery, Large Pickups, 2017-MY, Ford Super Duty

August 4, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Recalls Multiple Models for Door Latches

Photo of Ford Focus courtesy of Ford.

The regional recall covers nearly 766,700 vehicles in the U.S., including such models as the Focus, Escape, Transit Connect, and C-MAX.  

Tags: Ford Escape, Ford Focus, Ford Transit Connect, 2012-MY, Recalls, Ford Mustang, 2013-MY, Ford, Ford C-Max, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Lincoln MKC

August 3, 2016 - Industry News

Video: Ford Escape Improves Crashworthiness

The compact SUV delivers a better performance in the IIHS small overlap front crash test, thanks to structural changes in the 2017 model.

Tags: Ford Escape, IIHS, Crash Tests, Ford, 2017-MY, Compact SUVs

July 26, 2016 - Product News

2017 Ford Super Duty Pickups to Use F-150 Aluminum Cabs

Like all new SuperDuty pickups, this F-450 SuperCrew has an aluminum cab, front fenders, hood and cargo bed. Photos by Tom Berg.

The change to high-volume F-150 cabins cuts costs and weight, and adds interior room for SuperCab and SuperCrew buyers.

Tags: Pickup Trucks, Ford, Lightweighting, Large Pickups, Ford Super Duty, Aluminum, 2017-MY

July 25, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Rolls Out CarPlay Across 2017 Lineup

Photo courtesy of Ford

Ford is offering its Sync 3 connectivity platform that allows compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto throughout its entire 2017 vehicle lineup.

Tags: Ford SYNC, Ford, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

July 18, 2016 - Global News

Ford Appoints Leadership for SA, Europe


Ford has announced changes in its senior leadership in South America and Europe, including new appointments for vice president of Ford Motor Company and president of Ford South America.

Tags: Ford, Automotive Executives, Promotions

July 18, 2016 - Global News

Ford of Britain Appoints New Fleet Director

Owen Gregory has been appointed director of fleet operations for Ford of Britain, succeeding Nick Themistocleous, who retired in June.

Tags: Ford, United Kingdom

July 11, 2016 - Industry News

2017 F-150's Turbo V-6 Adds Power

Photo of 2017 3.5L EcoBoost V-6 courtesy of Ford.

The new turbo V-6 Ford is adding to the 2017 F-150 will provide even more power than initially expected, Ford has announced.

Tags: Ford F-150, Ford, Engines, Large Pickups, Turbocharging

July 7, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Super Duty to Offer Driver-Assist Technologies

Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford has announced 17 new driver-assist features for its 2017 F-Series Super Duty pickup.

Tags: Ford, Driver Assistance Systems, Ford Super Duty, Adaptive Cruise Control, 2017-MY

June 30, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Recalls Focus Electric Cars for Transmission

Photo of Ford Focus Electric courtesy of Ford.

The U.S. recall covers 865 Ford Focus Electric cars in the 2015 and 2016 model years.

Tags: Ford Focus Electric, Recalls, Ford, Transmissions, 2015-MY, 2016-MY, Electric Vehicles

June 30, 2016 - Global News

Ford Unveils Pilot Mobility Program in South Africa

Ensly Dooms from Ford Southern Africa and Paula Barnard, ND of World Vision SA at the official handover of the Ford Rangers in Soweto, Johannesburg. Photo: Ford

A new Ford Motor Company pilot program aims to enhance mobility health services in rural areas of South Africa and Nigeria.

Tags: Ford Ranger, Ford, South Africa, Nigeria

June 29, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Transit Connect Recalled for Brake Control

Photo of Ford Transit Connect courtesy of Ford.

The safety compliance recall covers 605 2016 model-year vehicles that need the brake hydraulic control unit replaced.

Tags: Vans, Electronic Stability Control, Ford Transit Connect, Recalls, Ford, Brakes, 2016-MY

June 29, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Recalls F-150, Explorer for Driver Seat Back

Photo of Ford F-150 courtesy of Ford.

The safety compliance recall affects more than 5,000 2016 model-year pickup trucks and SUVs in the U.S.

Tags: Ford F-150, Ford Explorer, Recalls, Ford, Mid-Size SUVs, Large Pickups, 2016-MY

June 29, 2016 - Industry News

Ford F-150 EcoBoost Hits 1 Million Sales

ith more than 1 million EcoBoost trucks on the road, F-150 owners will save more than 110 million gallons of gas over the course of the next year. Photo courtesy of Ford.

More than 1 million Ford F-150 pickups with segment-exclusive EcoBoost engines have now been sold in the United States.

Tags: Ford, Ford F-150, EcoBoost, Milestones

June 23, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Announces 2017-MY Fleet Incentives

Photo of 2017 F-350 courtesy of Ford.

Ford has announced fleet incentives for its 2017 model-year vehicles that include its medium-duty trucks and Lincoln vehicles.

Tags: Fleet Incentives, Ford, 2017-MY

June 15, 2016 - Industry News

2017 F-150 Adds Gauge Display for 10-Speed

Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford is adding a numbered display for its new 10-speed transmission in the 2017 F-150's instrument cluster for faster gearing recognition.

Tags: Ford F-150, Ford, Transmissions, Large Pickups, 2017-MY, Instrument Panel


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